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July 2024 Production

Title:

Inspector Drake’s Last Case

 

Dates:

Friday 28th and Saturday 29th June 2024 

 

Written By:

David Tristram

Synopsis:

Dive into the world of mystery and mayhem with “Inspector Drake’s Last Case”! Embark on a rollercoaster ride of laughter and suspense as the inept yet endearing Inspector Drake attempts to crack the case of a baffling murder at Bagshot House. With suspects aplenty and clues scattered like confetti, it’s a whirlwind of whodunnit intrigue that will keep you guessing until the final curtain falls. Join us for an evening of side-splitting comedy, quirky characters, and unexpected twists that will leave you on the edge of your seat. Whether you’re a seasoned sleuth or just looking for a fun night, “Inspector Drake’s Last Case” promises a theatrical experience like no other. Don’t miss out on the hilarity – book your tickets now and prepare for a night of mystery, madness, and sheer entertainment!

Cast

Inspector Drake – Nick Daborn
Sergeant Plod – Holly Keats
Miss Duck – Annabel Brash
Mr Gagarin – Chris Wassan
Mrs Gardner (The Cook) – Anita Delaney-Weare
Mr Butler (The Guest) – David Barnes
Mary Ship – Betlem Martínez
Mr Cook (The Gardener) – Colin Raggett
Mr Guest (The Butler) – Stephen Turner
Mrs Gagarin – Sue Baxter
Mr Kemist / Stretcher Bearer – Oliver Asprey
Mrs Kemist / Stretcher Bearer – Fiona Wassan

Crew

Written By: David Tristram
Directed By: Matt Champion
Assisted Directed By: Fiona Wassan
Prompts – Scobie and Fiona Wassan

Title:

Deadpan Cinderella

 

Dates:

Friday 28th and Saturday 29th June 2024 

 

Written By:

Jessica Eade

Synopsis:

Ok so everyone knows the story of Cinderella; poor orphan girl at the mercy of her evil step sisters who meets her handsome Prince Charming. There’s a Fairy who helps save the day and a Dandini but no one really knows why he is there. But this is a version of Cinderella you’ve never seen before: with hilarious characters (both on and offstage), our Young Playmakers are going to give the adults a run for their money! So buckle up, but let us reassure you; everything will be alright!

Cast

Fairy Godfather – Henry Daborn
Sister 1 – Annabel Daborn
Sister 2 – India Plenderleith
Prince Charming – Sophie Wheeler
Cinderella – Chloe Champion
Dandini – Jocelyn Plenderleith

Crew

Written and Directed By: Jessica Eade
Inspired By: The Story of Cinderella
Young Playmakers’ Officer: Natasha Ashdowne
Assistant Young Playmakers’ Officer: Nick Daborn
Sound Operator: Charlie Brock
Prompts – Nick Daborn and Charlie Brock

Production Crew

Producers – Anita Delaney-Weare and Betlem Martínez
Stage Managers – Martin Gohrey
Stage Crew – Anastasia Ashdowne and George Dubery
Stunt Coordinator – Scobie
Props – Anastasia Ashdowne
Set Design – Andy Osborne
Set Building and Painting – The Playmakers
Sound Operator – Martin Gohrey
Lighting Programmer and Operator – Timothy Osborne
Publicity and Social Media – Jessica Eade
Programme – Matt Champion
Box Office – Fiona Wassan
Costumes – Fiona Wassan
Make Up – the Playmakers
Front of House – Anita Delaney-Weare